Category Archives: Spatial Models

Using R to draw maps on country data

When doing research in comparative politics, International Relations or world governance is often convenient to have an idea of the spatial distribution of certain characteristics of countries. Therefore, being able to draw maps is a useful technique that any researcher … Continue reading

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Visualizing 60 years of International Commerce

Commercial ties between countries Recent trends in Comparative Political Analysis include the addition of spatial techniques. By means of spatial techniques the factors that help explaining a feature of countries go beyond the usual “internal” factors and include the interaction … Continue reading

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